Historical Experience

CNRL Primrose Airstrip

CNRL Primrose Airstrip

Project Description

CBO provided airfield operation and maintenance services for CNRL’s private aerodrome at Primrose Airstrip (85km NE of Lac La Biche, Alberta). The facility at Primrose consists of a Terminal Building, Field Electrical Centre, Vehicle and Ground Equipment Storage Building.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) had been using the Primrose Airstrip as a lay-down yard and construction material storage site for its Kirby In-Situ Oil Sands Project. CNRL has reactivated the Primrose Airstrip in order to accommodate charter operations to support the operation of the Kirby Project.

Role of CBO

CBO provided Airfield Operation and Maintenance Services for CNRL’s private aerodrome at Primrose Airstrip from November 2013 to November 2018.

Facilities Management and Aerodrome Services:

  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repair
  • Grass Cutting and Landscaping
  • Facilities Maintenance and Repair
  • Road Maintenance
  • Passenger and Baggage Handling
  • Aircraft Anti/De-icing
  • Fuel Management
  • Terminal Service for Arriving/Departing Passengers
  • Janitorial Services
  • Small Project Management
  • Perimeter Security

Project Details

  • Client:
    Canadian National Resources Limited
  • Location:
    Primrose, Alberta
  • Project Length:


  • Facilities Management Services
  • Aerodrome Services